[PATCH] use KB instead of kB for traffic counters

Ben Finney ben+bazaar at benfinney.id.au
Sun Mar 22 01:32:11 GMT 2009

Alexander Belchenko <bialix at ukr.net> writes:

> Ben Finney пишет:
> > I'd like to voice the point that the entire reason for having
> > ratified standards for things like measurement units is precisely
> > that these things *aren't* necessarily at the mercy of personal
> > preferences, but can be expected to conform to the standards.
> >
> > Take that point for what it's worth.
> I want to point that KB is also standard, issued by JEDEC
> (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JEDEC)

The JEDEC explicitly notes that the prefixes they mention are
“included only to reflect common usage”, and “This practice
frequently leads to confusion and is deprecated”.

I don't see why those prefixes should be followed rather than the
international standard for unit measurements.

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Ben Finney

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